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1. horwald-penī n.

Additional spellings: horwaldpeni
1 quotation in 1 sense
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A customary rent or fine.

2. flẹ̄mene(s-wīte n.

Additional spellings: flemenes-wite
7 quotations in 1 sense
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Law The right to impose a fine for harboring fugitives or outlaws, or a fine paid for this offence; also, the right to harbor fugitives for a fee.

3. fẹ̄̆rd-wīte n.

Additional spellings: ferdwite
6 quotations in 1 sense
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A fine for not rendering military service to one's feudal lord.

4. leir-wīte n.

Additional spellings: leirwite
13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A fine for adultery or fornication; in later legal glossaries: a fine for intercourse with a bond woman; (b) fig. punishment in hell for breaking a vow of virginity.

5. tīthing(e n.

Additional spellings: tithinge
67 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A tenth part of something, ten percent; (b) one-tenth of one's goods, property, etc. given as a religious offering, a tithe; also, the goods or property so given; tithing makinge; (c) the act of…